ARA Advisory Board provides recommendations for the Association

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 18, 2018 — During the association’s annual convention in Orlando, Florida the ARA Advisory Council met to discuss the Association’s long-term goals. The discussions focused on long-term growth strategies, ways to extend membership to auto recyclers who are not yet members and ways to increase organizational transparency. The […]

Government announces $3-$6K grant for female apprentices

Federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Patty Hadju, Skills Canada's gold-medal winning auto painter Nicole Hamilton.

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 11, 2018 — Federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour Patty Hadju has announced a new apprenticeship incentive grant for women in autobody, collision damage repair, auto painting and auto glass repair technician programs. This new Apprenticeship Incentive Grant for Women provides $3,000 per year or level, […]

Look out for our 2019 issue of Canadian Auto Recyclers Magazine

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 18, 2018 — Get ready for our 13th annual issue of the Canadian Auto Recyclers! In the upcoming issue, you’ll find the details from all of the auto recycling associations in Canada, PLUS the biggest recycling events that took place in 2018!  On the cover of our 2019 […]

Volkswagen admits to selling test vehicles

By CRM staff Toronto, Ontario — December 18, 2018 — German car manufacturer Volkswagen could be facing fines after illegally selling pre-production test vehicles. According to Der Spigel, the automaker has been selling the test vehicles to unsuspecting buyers in Europe and North America since 2006. Volkswagen came clean to Germany’s motor transport authority back in […]

CNC offering automotive glass technician program

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — December 18, 2018 — For the first time ever, the College of New Caledonia (CNC) in British Columbia is offering an Automotive Glass Technician Apprentice certification program. The program, which became available this fall, is the first trade at CNC to use a blended online face-to-face model. The 16-week course […]

The price of cyber-hacking

By CRM Staff  Toronto, Ontario — December 18, 2018 — Cyber hacks could potentially cost the automotive industry $24 billion over the next five years, according to a new study released by Upstream Security, the first and only cloud-based Smart Mobility Cybersecurity provider. Upstream’s comprehensive report studied the impact of more than 170 documented, Smart Mobility, […]